The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 22.78% 17.22% 30.53%
As % of the Vendors category 43.37% 27.19% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 40
Average salary £22,050 £37,250 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.80% +25.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £27,975 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £51,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
83 114 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 52.53% 63.33% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 77 99 61
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +53.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,040 £32,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 26 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (44.00%) C#
3 18 (36.00%) .NET
4 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (28.00%) Windows
6 13 (26.00%) MySQL
7 12 (24.00%) HTML
7 12 (24.00%) Project Management
8 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
9 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
10 9 (18.00%) Internet
10 9 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
11 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
11 8 (16.00%) Oracle
12 7 (14.00%) CSS
12 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
12 7 (14.00%) Degree
12 7 (14.00%) Web Development
12 7 (14.00%) Law
12 7 (14.00%) jQuery
12 7 (14.00%) User Experience
13 6 (12.00%) Legal
13 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
13 6 (12.00%) Linux
14 5 (10.00%) C++
14 5 (10.00%) IBM
14 5 (10.00%) i2
14 5 (10.00%) Symbian

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) Final Cut Pro
3 4 (8.00%) MS Office
4 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
1 1 (2.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Internet
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) SAN
3 4 (8.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.00%) MySQL
3 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) JMeter
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) jMock
4 1 (2.00%) Mockito
4 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.00%) LoadUI
General
1 7 (14.00%) Law
2 6 (12.00%) Legal
3 5 (10.00%) Games
4 4 (8.00%) Finance
5 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.00%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (2.00%) French Language
6 1 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Web Developer
2 13 (26.00%) .NET Developer
2 13 (26.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 7 (14.00%) C# Web Developer
3 7 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Trainee Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Trainee Web Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Trainee
4 5 (10.00%) Forensic Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (6.00%) Tester
6 2 (4.00%) Support Assistant
6 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) .NET
2 12 (24.00%) HTML
3 7 (14.00%) jQuery
3 7 (14.00%) CSS
4 4 (8.00%) WPF
5 3 (6.00%) Silverlight
6 2 (4.00%) J2EE
6 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.00%) Spring
7 1 (2.00%) Velocity
7 1 (2.00%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.00%) COM
7 1 (2.00%) SOAP
7 1 (2.00%) Struts
7 1 (2.00%) Web Services
7 1 (2.00%) XML
7 1 (2.00%) ODBC
7 1 (2.00%) OpenGL
7 1 (2.00%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) User Experience
3 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 4 (8.00%) Clustering
4 4 (8.00%) Physics
5 2 (4.00%) Open Source
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) CUDA
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.00%) Linux
4 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (10.00%) Android
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) SUSE
6 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Project Management
2 7 (14.00%) Web Development
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
3 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (10.00%) E-Discovery
4 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL
6 2 (4.00%) MVC
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.00%) TDD
7 1 (2.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.00%) ERP
7 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) C#
2 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 5 (10.00%) C++
5 4 (8.00%) XAML
5 4 (8.00%) C
6 3 (6.00%) SQL
6 3 (6.00%) VB
7 2 (4.00%) Java
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) MCP
3 1 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) WSUS
2 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Symbian
2 5 (10.00%) IBM
2 5 (10.00%) i2
2 5 (10.00%) Apple
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.00%) Sage
5 1 (2.00%) Novell
5 1 (2.00%) EMC
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago